SAG-AFTRA investigating Michelle Williams pay disparity claims

SAG-AFTRA investigating Michelle Williams pay disparity claims

Jan. 11 (UPI) — The Display screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Tv and Radio Artists is investigating claims Michelle Williams was paid considerably lower than a male co-star.

The labor union is wanting into experiences the 37-year-old actress earned lower than 1 % of Mark Wahlberg’s pay for reshoots on the Ridley Scott-directed movie All of the Cash within the World, based on Deadline.

“We’re wanting into it,” a union supply mentioned. A SAG-AFTRA consultant later issued an official assertion on the matter.

“We’re unambiguously in favor of pay fairness between women and men on this business and help each motion to maneuver on this path,” the rep mentioned. “On the similar time, performs at this stage negotiate their above-scale charges by way of their brokers. Because it pertains to this matter, you must discuss to their representatives.”

Williams and Wahlberg re-shot scenes for All of the Cash within the World after Kevin Spacey was axed from the film following allegations of sexual misconduct. The pair filmed with Spacey’s alternative, Christopher Plummer, Thanksgiving week.

USA In the present day reported Tuesday that Williams was paid lower than $1,000 for the re-shoot, whereas Wahlberg made $1.5 million. Williams and Wahlberg are each represented by William Morris Endeavor expertise company.

Williams beforehand instructed USA In the present day she was completely satisfied to accommodate the re-shoot, saying, “They may have my wage, they might have my vacation, no matter they wished. As a result of I appreciated a lot that they had been making this large effort.”